The history of the theatre is connected with the names of such eminent actors as M.Schepkin, V.Kachalov, P.Strepetova, M;Savina, P.Medvedev, M. Zharov and others. Nowadays the repertoire contains world classics and a great number of modern plays.
Bauman St., 48, phone: 92 37 51, 92 34 83
K.TINCHURIN TATAR STATE DRAMA AND COMEDY THEATRE
K. Tinchurin Drama and Comedy Theatre was founded in 1933. Today the main part of the repertoire is the plays by Tatar dramatists, performed in Tatar. If necessary, the audience may have simultaneous translation into Russian.
Gorky St., 13, phone: 36 53 43, 36 66 69, 38 56 17
KAZAN STATE YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE
The building of the theatre was constructed in the second half of the XIX century. Till 1917 it was occupied by the Merchants Assembly. After the Revolution there was opened Tatar Culture House (Oriental Club). The first performance took place on November, 30, 1932. In 2001 the reconstruction of the building was finished; and today this marvelous mansion again welcomes its young audience.
Ostrovsky St., 10. phone: 92 48 82, 92 18 75
KAZAN TATAR STATE YOUTH THEATRE
Gladilov St., 49, phone: 54 11 86, 54 11 76
TATAR STATE PUPPET THEATRE “EKIYAT”
Tatar State Puppet Theatre “Ekiyat” was founded in 1934. The repertory of the theatre includes about 30 plays, among them are Tatar, Russian fairy-tales and those of the other world nations. Various puppet systems are used during the performances. Since 1974 the theatre is a member of International Organization of Puppet Theatre Workers – UNIMA.
The theatre participated in the International Festivals in Germany (Braunschweig, Bottrop), Turkey (Adana, Izmir, Bursa), France (Cannes), Bulgaria (Stara Zagora), Russia (Ryazan, Orenburg); went on tour to Poland, and participated in various creative conferences, symposia, and congresses in Bulgaria, Russia, France, Germany, Yugoslavia and the USA.